[ proh-lahyf ]
/ proʊˈlaɪf /
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opposed to legalized abortion; right-to-life.
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Origin of pro-life
First recorded in 1960–65
OTHER WORDS FROM pro-lifepro-lifer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pro-life
(of an organization, pressure group, etc) supporting the right to life of the unborn; against abortion, experiments on embryos, etc
Derived forms of pro-lifepro-lifer, noun
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